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Assistant Scheduler (Graduate)

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Position: Assistant Scheduler (Graduate)

Location: Deeside

Hours: Monday - Friday Office Hours (Early Finish on a Friday)

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 P/A DOE

Contract: Initial 6-month Fixed Term

Due to growth and success, we are currently looking for an Assistant Scheduler to join our client based in Deeside.

What the company offer:

Do you want to work for a large company at their UK Head Office based in the beautiful North Wales area? Are you looking for an opportunity to learn detailed scheduling of a fast-moving, high turnover business? If you want to progress within a company to grow into a scheduling and planning role with continuous improvement at its core, then this is the role for you. This would ideally suit a graduate with a positive can-do attitude and who wants to learn the role from the bottom up.

About the role:

  • Purchasing raw materials and miscellaneous items as per clients' requirements. This includes on site consumables as well as 3rd party trade goods and products

  • Liaising with Production Manager and sales team daily to ensure order deadlines are met

  • Liaising with Production planner and sales team daily to ensure order deadlines are met

  • Work with the materials planner to ensure any spikes or anomalies in requirements are identified, planned, and managed effectively

  • Develop daily production plans for the site to enable effective inventory management and resource allocation

  • Communicate the local operational action plan

  • Identify shortcomings in existing production planning processes, systems, and procedures

  • Utilising SAP and Excel systems to run efficient and organised production plans/reports

Skills Required:

  • Preferable but not essential as would suit a graduate with a can-do attitude or a minimum of 2 year's experience within Planning and Scheduling: preferably within manufacturing

  • Good communication skills both verbally and written

  • Good working knowledge of Excel and SAP

  • Must be able to work on own initiative, under pressure and to meet specific deadlines

  • Should possess the organisational skills and ability to effectively manage short term finite scheduling and long-term forecasting of volume demand in a fast turn round environment

  • Flexible working approach to ensure daily workload is completed

To apply please forward your current CV to or call 0151 347 1110 to discuss in more detail


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